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General Information Membership

Welcome to the Alabama Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds: Your Partner in Industry Success

The Alabama Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds (ARVCA) is committed to enhancing the success and growth of its members—RV parks, campgrounds, and industry suppliers throughout Alabama. By joining ARVCA, you gain access to a wealth of resources and a community dedicated to elevating the camping experience in the Heart of Dixie. Comprehensive Legal and […]


2024 Conference Information Packet

The document outlines the 2024 Florida and Alabama RV Park and Campground Association Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo, scheduled for May 15-17, 2024, at the Hilton Orlando. This event aims to serve as a prime networking and learning opportunity for professionals in the RV park and outdoor hospitality industries. It includes a comprehensive schedule featuring […]


2024 Conference Schedule

The document “2024 Conference Schedule” details the agenda for the Florida and Alabama Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo, which will take place from May 15-17, 2024, at the Hilton Orlando. This comprehensive schedule provides a full lineup of events designed to educate and connect participants in the RV and campground industries. Key activities include multiple […]

Documents Regulations

Abandoned Unit

The document titled “Abandoned Unit” provides a detailed procedure for handling an abandoned RV unit within a park, outlining the legal steps required to either remove or claim ownership of the unit under Florida law. The process begins with sending a Chapter 83 demand notice to the owners and tenants, followed by filing an eviction […]


2024 FRVCA Media Kit

The “2024 Media Kit” for the Florida RV Park & Campground Association offers detailed advertising opportunities targeting the Florida RV and camping visitor market. Celebrating over 50 years of reaching this audience, the kit provides statistics on the market’s scope, including an annual spending of over $5 billion by approximately 6 million campers. It outlines […]

Documents Regulations

The Differences between a Service Animal and Emotional Support Animal

The document titled “The Differences between a Service Animal and Emotional Support Animal” provides a comprehensive overview of the roles, rights, and regulations associated with service animals and emotional support animals, specifically addressing the context of RV Parks and Campgrounds. It explains that service animals, defined under the ADA, are dogs or miniature horses trained […]

Documents Regulations

Q&A Service Animals FL and AL

The document “Q&A Service Animals FL and AL” provides detailed information on the requirements and regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regarding the allowance of service animals in businesses, specifically targeting RV parks and campgrounds in Florida and Alabama. It clarifies that service animals, defined as dogs or miniature horses trained to perform […]

Documents Regulations

Maintaining Transient Occupancy Status in an RV Park

The document “Maintaining Transient Occupancy Status in an RV Park” discusses the regulations under Florida Statute Chapter 513 regarding transient and non-transient occupancy in RV parks. It clarifies that occupancy is determined by how long a guest stays in the recreational vehicle rather than how long the vehicle is on site. To maintain transient status, […]

Documents Regulations

Liens F.S. 713.77-713.78

The document “Liens F.S. 713.77-713.78” from the Florida Statutes outlines the legal framework for liens related to mobile homes, recreational vehicles (RVs), and towing and storage services in Florida. Section 713.77 details the lien rights of owners, operators, or keepers of mobile home or RV parks. It establishes that such liens have priority over others […]

Documents Regulations

Legal Bulletin – Eviction Procedures for RV and MH Parks

The document titled “Legal Bulletin – Eviction Procedures for RV and MH Parks” outlines the legal processes and conditions under which guests may be evicted from mobile home (MH) and recreational vehicle (RV) parks as governed by Chapter 513, F.S. in Florida. It differentiates between transient and nontransient guests, specifying that transient guests (those staying […]